Born on 7th of November, 1982, grown up in Stockholm Sweden, Maximilian’s journey in filmmaking began in his early teens, when he and his friends used to make short films and extreme sports videos with his parent’s video camera. After high school graduation, he went straight to film school and has since worked in many areas of film, including commercial work, music video, documentary, shorts and feature-length films.
Maximilian’s feature debut as a writer and director, the romantic drama Hemma was selected for several prestigious international festivals and awarded at Busan Intl Film Festival, Mannheim-Heidelberg Intl Film Festival, where it was also the opening film, Grand Prix in Prague Intl Film Festival, Guldbagge (Swedish film awards) 2015 and more. Pity The Lovers is his second feature.
Apart from filmmaking, Maximilian is an avid photographer and musician.